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English definition of “fall on stony ground”

fall on stony ground

If a request or a piece of advice falls on stony ground, it is ignored or unpopular: Her speech about the need for a peaceful solution to the crisis fell on stony ground.
(Definition of fall on stony ground from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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